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Just received my Opteron 170..

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Stepping = LCB9E

Anyone know how this compares to other steppings? What kind of overclock would I be able to expect from this...?
   
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hey yeah! i actually like the lcb9e stepping on the 170's. I have an identical stepping on my 170 and I thought it overclocked fairly well.
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Just got an LCB9E 0704XPMW from the Egg today. First boot - look in BIOS and see 38C idle - remounted 2 more times and same result. At load with 1.35v, my two cores hit 63 and 72 +/- 3C respectively. This is under a Thermalright Ultra-120.

Next step? IHS OFF - just did this 10 minutes ago. I shaved about 25C off my temps and I'm running Prime95 at 2.95GHz stock volts
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Man thats a nice overclock..but why stock there..go for 3.1ghz..i bet itll hit that...but your IHS must have been extremely concave..
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Originally Posted by waqasr View Post
Man thats a nice overclock..but why stock there..go for 3.1ghz..i bet itll hit that...but your IHS must have been extremely concave..
Well taking the IHS off certainly cooled it down.. but not that much. Both cores still hit 48C at load. I actually booted it up at 3.05GHz at stock volts and was decently stable, but not enough for prime, haha - it has to go down to 2.98 for that

I'm thinking 3.2@1.55 if I can keep temps down. We'll see though, I'm usually wrong.
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post #6 of 9
The LCB9E is actually a pretty good OC'er compared to it's C stepping counterparts.

And damnit repo! I've tried everything for this CCBBE and I can't get it past 2835 to boot into Windows. I envy your OC... Lol.
post #7 of 9
Yeah, I got lucky with this one.. best AMD chip I've ever had

Maybe you can try setting your max async latency to 9 in the bios? I'm not sure what options your abit board has, but with DFI that helps to get an extra 50-100MHz on the HTT bus to boot up
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